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1495SportsTV look at the Host WNBA Her Time To Play Clinic

Fans are encouraged to check out the latest Athletes In Your Community Feature as the WNBA Celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day with the Her Time to Play Clinic, as Dallas Wings Forward Azura Stevens, Legend Taj McWilliams-Franklin and other volunteers from the league gave their time and wisdom to 50 girls from […]

Tina Charles named 2018 WNBA All-Star

The WNBA unveiled its list of 22 All-Stars for Verizon WNBA All-Star 2018 and New York Liberty forward, Tina Charles, was selected-her sixth career honor, as announced by the league office on Tuesday evening.   Charles has been voted to each All-Star Game played during her career, and was also dubbed a starter in 2011, 2015 […]

New York Liberty Travel to D.C. For First Matchup Against Mystics

The New York Liberty (4-9) nearly rallied back from an early deficit against the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday, but they could not complete the comeback, falling 83-69 at home. They will look to end a three-game losing streak when they take on the Washington Mystics (9-5) for the first time this season Thursday.   QUICK […]

New York Liberty unable to contain Phoenix, 83-69

An early three-point barrage gave the Phoenix Mercury an 18-point lead midway through the second quarter, but a 17-4 New York Liberty run cut the deficit to five with under a minute to play in the first half. After trading baskets to start the second half, the Mercury (11-5) pulled away, 83-69, at the Westchester […]

New York Liberty Primed for Second Home Matchup Versus Phoenix

The New York Liberty (4-8) turned in their lowest-scoring performance of the season against the league’s leading Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday, losing 80-54 at the Staples Center. They will look for more success against another Western Conference foe when they host the Phoenix Mercury (10-5) on Tuesday at the Westchester County Center.   QUICK HITS […]

Preview: New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks

The New York Liberty (4-7)  dropped a hard-fought battle against the Las Vegas Aces on Friday, falling 88-78 on the road. Next up is the season’s first matchup against the Los Angeles Sparks (9-3). QUICK HITS Tina Charles’ 20.9 points per game rank second in the league (as of 6/23). Charles’ 7.1 rebounds per game […]

Liberty add Katie Smith to Coaching Staff

New York Liberty head coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer announced on Tuesday that former WNBA All-Star Katie Smith has been named an assistant coach with the Liberty for the 2014 season. Smith joins Barbara Farris, also an assistant coach on the Liberty coaching staff, and replaces Taj McWilliams-Franklin, who served as an assistant coach in 2013. “We are thrilled to […]